Books tagged: protest

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Love, Sex and Respect
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Jeff Star appears to have found the road to respect at his high school, that is, until he enters the realm of the dating scene. There, the clash between love, sex and respect has even led his heroic buddy, “Cool Steve,” into a deep, dark depression. And when a nearby violent gang repeatedly humiliates the local female teenagers, the guys turn to Steve to lead a war council confrontation.
Strategy & Soul: A Campaigner's Tale of Fighting Billionaires, Corrupt Officials, and Philadelphia Casinos
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 170,250. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The movement was outspent by hundreds of millions of dollars, up against powerful elected officials, private investigators, and the state supreme court. This David versus Goliath story gives unparalled access to the behind-the-scenes of campaigns, making the nuances of strategy come to life. Written by an experienced and unusually self-reflective direct action organizer.
Last Class
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,800. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Last Class is a comedic novel about lust and love, authority run amok, and teenage rebellion. A gay high school student launches a multimedia protest against narrow-minded teachers, his tranquilized monkey classmates, and a totalitarian high school principal. The protest snowballs into a full-fledged rebellion that rockets a tiny town from obscurity into the bizarre glare of unwanted stardom.
Abbie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In his first year of teaching at a small upstate New York college, Frankie DeFrancisco meets beautiful math professor Maisie Montcalm. One of her best friends happens to be Barry Freed. Except that's not his real name. His real name is Abbie Hoffman.
Red Clay and Roses
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,390. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
A fictionalized true story of life in the Deep South during the time of Jim Crow Law, and before Roe vs. Wade. Women were supposed to keep quiet and serve, abortion was illegal, adoption difficult, and racism rampant. The discovery of an old ledger opens a window into the dynamics of the 1950s-60s, when the world was beginning to change.
Mission Abandoned: A Corporate News Blackout, A Life Intersected
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
The 2003-2004 journey of Maureen A. Griswold, former Army nurse, former journalist, and sister of a Vietnam War casualty, with corporate and independent U.S. news media regarding the virtually blacked-out story of George W. Bush's own wartime AWOL/desertion. Stark revelations, ironies, and lessons about journalism, U.S. news media, and war emerge and inform.
Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time: The Email Counterstory to the Bush AWOL Blackout
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
October 2003, former journalist, sister of a Vietnam War casualty, and former Army nurse, Maureen A. Griswold's online exposé of George W. Bush's military record garnered a huge response. Responses to her articles about Bush's wartime AWOL/desertion in Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time is a compelling experience and illumination about U.S. journalism in wartime.
BALLARD bonus expeditionary force
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,430. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In the conclusion to the trilogy of supernatural e-novellas which began with BALLARD motor court and continued with BALLARD the republic of dogs, our ever-morphing cast of characters marches boldly into the teeth of an apocalypse in BALLARD bonus expeditionary force.
Balls (September 1981)
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Series: The Fallen, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
A short story, complimentary to The Devil & The Deep Blue Sea, based on actual events, set two years later. Jude and Su have got embroiled in violent civil conflict that threatens to tear New Zealand-Aotearoa apart. Of course NZ being NZ it could only be about Rugby!
Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,380. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013 by Kimberly Wilder. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Wilderside Ltd presents its second eBook, Occupy Wall Street: What Just Happened? In the eBook, the Occupy movement is explored through original reporting, essays, photographs, cartoons, poetry, and reviews. Includes an essay analyzing the “One Demand” concept. The collection records the unfolding of Occupy into the culture from September 2011 to the present. Authors Kimberly Wilder and Ian Wil